Copper cathode premiums decrease
Feb 12, 2013 | 04:17 PM
| Suzy Waite
NEW YORK Lethargic copper cathode demand pushed AMMs spot premiums lower Feb. 12.
Free-market copper cathode premiums dipped to 4.5 to 5.5 cents per pound from 5 to 6 cents previously, the first time premiums fell to this range since early March 2012.
"Premiums are pretty low," according to one consumer, who bought a small spot load at a premium that was below 5 cents.
Spot demand for copper cathode, which has already been quiet so far in 2013, has been particularly low due the Chinese New Year holiday, which began Feb. 10.
"Thats over 40 percent of the market out of the market," a second consumer told AMM.....
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